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  NBC    Today    News/Business. Maria Shriver, Tim Shriver, Psy.  (2013)  
   Maria Shriver; Tim Shriver; Jennifer Finney; Psy performs;...  

    May 3, 2013
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we will hear from the local boy who survived the boston bombings. we will hear from him once again. great to watch. have yourselves a great weekend. we will see you tomorrow or monday. good morn good morning. breaking news. raging wildfires cutting a devastating path across southern california, forcing thousands from their homes. hundreds of firefighters are battling the flames but conditions today could make the situation a lot worse. the tape. dash cam video of reese witherspoon's arrest gets out. the oscar winner unruly with police. >> you better not arrest me. are you kidding me? >> this morning, the performance she didn't want you to see. ♪ and psy live. after taking the world by storm with "gangnam style" he has another huge hit with
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"gentleman" and the megastar is getting set to perform live on our plaza "today," friday, may 3rd, 2013. ♪ that's going to be savannah in a little while. good morning and welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm savannah guthrie. we're so excited to have psy on our plaza. >> i have watched the youtube video over and over again, i was practicing on a plane and finally i get to meet the man they call psy. big crowd gathered outside, as you can see, and that concert takes place in our 8:30 half hour. first, the wildfire season in california is off to an early start. the springs fire threatening 2,000 homes.
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california for at least two days. savannah? >> thank you so much.
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travel conditions on the roads. expected to last all day long. the may fools joke. come on. >> doesn't look like much.doesno here's matt.. thank you, here's matt. launch an attack on the fourth new details about the boston launch an attack on the 4th of nbc justice correspondent pete d williams is in washington with mo pe >> reporter: matt, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. official
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he was questioned by federal ar interrogators after his arrest. arrest. he tol claims that he and his brother claims that he and his brother brothers were able to finish ls say he tol assembling the bombs earlier d m than expected, they decided to american revolution. made, officials say he told the patriots day commemorating the start of the american it was at the cambridge tamerlan, who lived there with his young wife and daughter. authorities said earlier investigators found explosive residue there. officials say the analysis of the pressure cookers used to authorities said earlier that investigators found explosive residue there.
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make the bomb does not match dna taken monday from tamerlan's they now believe the bombs were made where she lived but they have many questions for her. >> failure to find a match means it comes back to good detective made there, they have >> failure to work, trying to figure out what back to good detective work trying to figure out what female may have had something to do with the case. >> reporter: investigators said the dna could have come from an employee at the place where the female may have had something to a place where the pressure >> three weeks after the three bombings, investigators have yet to find any links to overseas natalie is on assignment, tamron is here with exclusive information on the ongoing investigators are yet to find any links to overseas groups or >> pete williams in washington, thank you very much. syrian gnat ly on assign and tamron has exclusive information on the syrian opposition, chief foreign in turkey where he has spoken to the leader of the rebel forces r of the rebel forces about the in the ongoing conflict. richard, good morning. chemical weapons in the ongoing
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>> reporter: good morning, a short while ago, we spoke to of the free syrian army. syrian army. united states is now considering arming. chemical weapons by the syrian government.>> they used chemicat least four times against four more than four times. >> reporter: at least four times? >> yes. weapons at least four times? >> yes. >> reporter: what kind of >> it was some kind of gases and it is the sarin gas. >> sarin gas, yes. >> reporter: you think it was sarin gas?>> and how w >> reporter: how were they used? dropped from planes. planes and one time by scud says took place over the last >> reporter: the alleged use two months in homs, near aleppo, took place in homs, near aleppo, outside of damascus and in saraqeb. as for evidence, we saw nothing as for evidence, we saw nothing
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rebels have agency soil and blood samples ac >> we have a bomb which not to explode and this bomb was given. >> we ha to be tested.ve explode and this bomb was given to be tested. >> reporter: president obama has talked about red lines. >> yes. >> reporter: president obama has talked about red line. >> yes. >> reporter: do you think that bashar al-assad has crossed the many times he crossed the red >> not just one time. many, many times he crossed the >> reporter: what do you hope the united states does? have no-fly zone for the whole country. >> reporter: he said the united. >> reporter: adris said united states should establish a no-fly zone to strengthen what he calls the he calls the moderate opposition. or not a chemical in 75% of our
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health regulators will determine whether household cleaners should be allowed to contain the the germ killer triclosan and the fda to investigate this after recent studies on animals infertility, early puberty and now to wall street, courtney we have the april jobs report out today. focused on the april jobs the third and most significant employment report of the week. better than expected jobless that's a near all-time low according to freddie mac.
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mortgage rates. the cost of credit. tamron? to drive down the cost of and the crowning glory is atop h now atop the new w on thursday, workers hoisted the last pieces of the silver speier to the top of the building bearing an american flag. the last pieces of the silver spire to t once installed it will take the flag. new trade center to the symbolic height of 1,776 feet. once installed, the spire will take the new trade center to the it is scheduled to be mounted next thursday.syheduled to be mo lester holt will be there untetw covering it for us.ill ng it fo. it is 7:11 and two things, there's amazing time lapse vide video onli on-line if you go on-line to see this grand structure go up. i saw an interview with some of the workers and they were in tears. can you imagine on thursday, w e of the w they put their heart in that anr it will be awesome. >> great accomplishment.n you i? they put their heart in that and it's goi thank you very much.ng great acn mr. roker is at churchill t downs gettin downs getting ready for the g y. kentucky derby. >> goo good morning to. you. d for the rning.d morn weather pretty good for the running of the oaks today, guys. running of the oaks today.
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look, the twin spires of we look at the twin spir churchill downs and horses are s warming up right now for us. warming up for us and i'll tell you it is a beautiful. we've got changes coming in ou day today but we have changes r. coming in our weather. take a look, we show you what's we will show you what is happening. happening. a lot of wet weather making its a lot of wet weather making its midwest.he west. snow back to the cold side of the system. snow to the cold side of the system. as it pushes around the midwestd we are looking for a lot of rain. the future cast shows the rain falling from st. louis in to th. the futurecast shows the rain louisville as we move in to fa saturday down to atlanta and ov. down as far as in to florida. look at the rainfall amounts. look a anywhere from one to four inche of rain from s of rain from st. louis, t. lis birmingham and that spreads all nashville, memphis and the way down t birmingham and that's spreads jacksonville, daytona beach, down to the south, jacksonville, daytona beach, melbourne, flash flood watches up through the we've got flash flood watches through southeast today.thnbc's coveragf the 139th churchill downs don't forget nbc's coverage of the churchill down running of kentucky derby, starts at 4:00 tomorrow. that's your loca the roses, the kentucky derby g. that's your local starts tomorrow. that's your local weather. but first this message. we [thinking] is it that time? the son picks up the check? a
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how can a mother be a father? >> words to live by, al. thank you so much. today in texas, the national rifle association annual convention as the country engages in a heated gun control debate. gabe gutierrez is in houston with this story. ory. >> reporter: 70,000 people are expected to attend the convention that runs through sunday. the slogan here, stand up and fight. the nra is riding high after a major congressional victory. today in houston, a nine-acre gun show in the middle of a national gun fight. about 550 exhibitors will kick start the annual meeting. this afternoon, scheduled speakers include sara pail en, rick santorum, bobby jindle and rick perry. >> nra members vote and their friends vote and that's what is driving this. >> after mass shootings in
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aurora and newtown, the opponents seem to be momentum. >> this was a shameful day in washington. >> reporter: two weeks ago a bipartisan compromise for background checks for commercial gun sales was shot down in the senate. >> we don't mistake battles for wars. there was a victory in them battle but the war continues. >> i believe in the second amendment and i will defend it. >> they are launching a coordinated effort ahead of the 2013 midterm election and say they have the financial clout to challenge the nra. thanks to super pacts backed by michael bloomberg and gabrielle giffords. >> we are losing too many loved ones to this epidemic and it's time for change. >> reporter: here this this convention hall, people like this man see it differently. he works for one of the largest rifle manufacturers that employs 600 people.
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>> my concern as an nra member needs to be targeted to criminals and not law-abiding people. >> outside of the convention, gun control advocates are planning a vigil for the victims of gun violence. >> thank you very much. omplts on a different note we get a look at reese witherspoon's run in with the law and tamron is back with that story. >> that's right. a police dash cam showed us a new side of the hollywood sweet heart. from bad to worse. >> i'm a u.s. citizen. i'm allowed to stand on american ground and ask any question you want to ask. you better not arrest him. are you kidding me? >> just as reese witherspoon is trying to repair her image the dash cam nottage of the incident obtained by tmz is for the first time being seen and heard. >> this is beyond. this is beyond. >> you fight with me, i promise. >> this is harassing me. >> the footage is a stark contrast to witherspoon's down
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to earth image. >> you know my name, sir. >> i don't need to know it. >> you don't need to know it. >> you are about to find out who i am. >> her husband who was arrested for dui can be hearded in the video apologizing and distancing himself from his wife's behavior. >> i tried. i'm sorry. i absolutely 100% tried. i had nothing to do with that. >> i know. >> on thursday he pled guilty to dui and witherspoon pled no contest to physical obstruction of another and the same day she gave an interview to abc news and discussed the incident. >> i have no idea what i was talking about. i'm so sorry. i was so disrespectful to him and i have police officers in my family. i work with police officers every day. i know better. >> there's a public relations play book that a celebrity will go through to try to get their image back when things like this happen and she seems to be adhering to that play book. >> time will tell if her latest
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unwanted starring role will be one the audience remembers her by. >> reese. >> wow! interesting. arresting me. >> for pleading no contest to the physical obstruction charge, reese will pay $213 fine and her husband sentenced to 40 hours community service and one year probation. >> when you said do you know my name, you don't. >> it was a tough video. any way, "the tonight show," you just flew from california, did "the tonight show" last night. any issue between us. >> speaking of disrespectful incidents. >> did she flip you off the other day? >> yes, she did. she did. we were doing a segment outside with vacuum cleaners and i made a joke that may be the first time you have ever had a vacuum
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cleaner in your hand and she flipped me the bird. on the air. on the air. it was great. kind of. >> you can't win with a comment like that. she vacuums my office every day. she never touched it. no way you can win. you were stuck. >> in reality she put this finger up but the people on-line, social media. >> they are accurate. let's take a look. >> this is not a good example. >> you like it. we know this one works. >> thank you, va san that. by the way, the first time that savannah has ever laid a finger on a vacuum. >> what do you think? >> how many say yes? [ cheers and applause ] >> how many think it was the index finger? >> nobody. >> see, i know the true story because when the camera went off her then she mouthed the word to me. >> now you are going to get it. >> can't do that. >> don't do that.
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>> it was the index finger. >> look at the scrunched up face and anger there. >> that's the first time i have seen that footage. a little too painful. so many people called me afterwards. people who known me all of my life and know what kind of person a i am and they said you did it, right. and i said, no. it was my index finger. >> you know you did it. >> coming up -- it was my index finger. >> nobody believes you. we will move to a different topic. a man who hid a multimillion-dollar treasure in the southwest will reveal a new clue. a tearful day in court for jodi arias as the jury is expected to decide her fate today. but first this is "today" on nbc.
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moffett field in mountain view a little more than an hour ago, taking off on a cross country flight. this trying to become the very first plane to do so without one drop of fuel. the plane purely running on solar power. first stop, phoenix, arizona, this one is huge. it traveled very slowly, about 40 miles per hour. the plane will make a few stops along the way before finally arriving and touching down in virginia by mid-july. time to check the weather outside. christina lauren, sounds like the heat wave keeps burning in our heart. an abundance of solar power. 55 in livermore. 60 to start in san jose. kind of crisp out there. this is where we are at. ie, make sure you are dressed for summerlike readings. temps are going to drop like a rock as we head throughout this weekend. 92, livermore. 88, fremont. 85, oakland. 81, san francisco, tomorrow. only the upper 80s even in the
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warmest cities across the bay. by sunday, the mid-70s. low 70s for monday. let's check that drive. kind of rough out there, mike. >> a smooth drive across the san mateo bridge. we are watching for motorcycles with warmer weather. look at the map. we showed slowing approaching the toll plaza on the hayward side. slow for 880. mike, thank you very much. we will be back in one half hour with another local update coming up at 7:56. we'll see you then and on the "today" show. coming back at you. enjoy your friday. wow, the track looks perfect.
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♪ they are just getting warmed up as we prepare for psy to get our plaza moving. 7:30 on friday morning. may 3rd, 2013. i'm savannah guthrie alongside matt lauer. >> and the countdown clock. >> a few moments ago, our crowd was out there trying ou the new dance moves, getting ready to do psy's new worldwide hit "gentlemen." there they are practicing. that is easy. you can probably do that. >> i can maybe do that. >> you can do it. >> matt is known for many things. dancing is not one of them.
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he talked about this last night on "the tonight show." take a look. >> i made a vow on the show years ago, bryant gumbel said don't sing and don't dance on the show. i broke the 17 year record. tomorrow i may. >> if that counts an i get credit for dancing i think i'm in. >> that got me thinking. we had a researcher up all night looking at 17 year of footage and in fact you have danced before. can we roll 2011 in barbados. >> again, if you count that, then that's fine. >> that's dancing. >> you just have to move your hips a little faster. >> can't we just use that? >> there is one other time. >> is there nothing else to cover here this morning? >> in 2012, i believe we saw you dance for one second. >> that's it. that wasn't on the air, i don't think.
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i think that was a practice. >> it was -- >> nice to know what you do when i'm away. >> matt, you said people were stopping you at the airport asking if you are going to bring it. >> if i was going to get home in time to dance with psy. i asked the folks at united don't you need to circle, anything else you need to do? we will talk about that in a while. coming up, the treasure hunt continues. an art dealer who hid a real life treasure in the mountains of santa fe will be sharing a new clue. could it be your lucky day to strike it rich. an interview with a woman who says her ex boyfriend posted explicit photos of her on-line and she will tell how she is trying to keep others from becoming victims. the defense will make closing arguments in the trial of jodi arias accused of murdering her one-time boyfriend as prosecutors made their final case to the jury. diana is in phoenix with the
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story. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the prosecutor came out swinging in his closing argument telling the jury anything less than a conviction for first-degree murder would be an injustice. >> she will not let him rest in peace. but now, instead of a gun, instead of a knife, she uses lies. >> reporter: point by point, prosecutor juan martinez took apart the testimony of jodi arias, highlighting inconsistencies and contradictions in an attempt to show the jury she knew what she was doing when she killed travis alexander in june of twoit 2008. arias claims it was self defense. >> you have her lying about the gas cans and the license plate and turning off her phone so she can't be found in arizona. >> trying to say she is a liar, manipulator, premeditator. she thought about this an then she did it. this is not in the heat of passion. this is not the victim of domestic violence.
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>> reporter: the jury also saw graphic photos of alexander. some so gruesome his sisters were reduced to tears. >> doesn't have any weapon whatsoever. not only does he not have that, he doesn't have any clothing on. and as he sits there, he doesn't have any dignity either. she's taken that from him. >> martinez reminded jurors of what alexander said days before his death. >> you, jodi arias, are the worst thing that ever happened to me. >> reporter: at times it seemed too much for arias. she sobbed and grabbed at her face but martinez said if the jury valued facts more than arias' lies they only had one choice. >> return a verdict of guilty for first-degree murder for no other reason that it is your duty and the facts and the law support it. >> reporter: now the jury can convict on lesser charge such as
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second-degree murder or merchandise. as for t defense, their closing argument begins in two hours and after that it is up to the jury. savannah? >> thank you. lisa, a legal analyst. good morning. picking up on diana's point being instrulesser charges means what. >> that is a victory for the defense. they can get less not the death penalty. >> do you think the prosecutor did a good job weaving together the evidence and telling a compel ing story of guilty guilt. >> he was relatable and spoke in plain english to the jury. i give him high marks in this pornographic salacious case it comes down to unsexy facts about a rental car, gas can. why didn't she take her own car and stop for gas like a normal person when she drove 1,000 miles to the scene of the killing. >> that matters because for prosecutors the issue is they
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planned killing if they want a death penalty eligible case. >> the prosecution has hard, cold facts on their side. the defense will rely on psychological evidence, jodi arias' own testimony. that is harder to persuade the jury about. juan martinez is known as a bull dog in the courtroom. he was true to form yesterday. do you think it is an effective tone. is there ever a risk that people will start to feel sorry for jodi arias? >> he is careful about that. he went after her yesterday in closing arguments for crying in the courtroom. of course it is a stressful situation. of course she is crying but this is a mostly male jury. i think he wanted to set a tone. don't feel sorry for her area don't fall for the tears. guy to guy, i think that is the tone and it was smart. >> he told the jurors she lied to you in this room. do you think it was effective. >> jurors hate being lied to. they will fore give almost anything but not someone that
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lies to them. that is a terrific point on his part. >> we will hear from the defense coming up and it is about proving self defense or convincing jurors of that. and now to kentucky to check on the weather with al. >> reporter: thank you so much, savannah. after an incredible 27 years winning three kentucky derbies, two praeknesses, three bell monday stakes, gary steve stephens retired and you are back and not only are are you an nbc analyst but racing in the kentucky derby tomorrow. >> we will get started today with the kentucky oaks and have a warmup but be in the saddle tomorrow afternoon. >> what made you decide to come back? >> i wanted to win another derby. three's not enough. i didn't want to sit around ten years from now knowing i passed up something i was capable of doing. the burn and desire to ride is still with me. >> the weather will be a factor tomorrow. it will be raining. how does that change the race
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you run? >> it won't change my strategy any. i plan to be on the race if not in the lead. the number of goggles that the guys will be wearing if we get some heavy down fall. a lot of guys will go out with six goggles any way and will go from six to ten pair of goggles. it will change the strategy a little bit. >> best of luck out there. >> look at the forecast for the kentucky derby. on the wet side tomorrow, as we mentioned. morning showers could be heavier later in the day. temperatures cool upper 50s which will be better for the horses where the heat won't stress them out. look at the jet stream. it takes a big dip in the mid section of the country. out west we have warm weather which is bad news for the wildfires in california. 23 degrees above normal if l.a. with a high of 93. medford, oregon 86. then you get where the dip is. look at little rock, high of 50. 30 below normal. kansas city 37.
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eau clai >> 7:38. you made it to friday. another hot one today. you can see for about ten miles from our san bruno cam. there is the bay bridge. there is a clear start. no low clouds to cool us off. that means the best conditions temperaturewise for comfort are going to be found at the beach today. 4:00 p.m. 83 degrees in santa cruz. elsewhere, livermore. 92 in fairfield. 86 in san rafael. a major cooldown and showers headed our way for sunday. it begins earlier at 11:00 a.m. on the nbc sports network. i know savannah, you will be
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treasure, sometimes according to park rangers a little too aggressive in their quest. the santa fe national forest is filled with artifacts, arrowheads and pieces of pottery dating back to the 1300s. >> what have you got there? >> reporter: treasures of a different kind that worries the u.s. forest service. the gold and jewels said to be hidden by millionaire art dealer forrest fenn. mike brieber is the archaeologist. >> the santa fe national forest this is federal public land so you're welcome to visit, our concern is you don't do any digging or other kind of vandalism to the site. >> reporter: a man digging beneath this sacred burial site was stopped and cited, he was looking for fenn's treasure. it raised alarm bells who fear the summer tourist season could draw hunters who don't know the
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law or choose to ignore it. if something is found here on this land, who does it belong to? >> it belongs to the people of the united states. >> reporter: it's not finder's keepers. >> no. >> reporter: liam came home with only pictures. after learning the treasure they traveled four hours with their four young daughters. >> it was kind of fun. >> got news the outdoors and got away from all the electronics. >> reporter: it's what fenn said he intended when he hid the riches that the real treasure wasn't the gold. >> i think it's all about spending time together and the family time. >> reporter: perhaps someone will inch closer to that treasure. forrest is here with the clue. take it away. >> the treasure is not in a graveyard. >> you call that a clue? >> that's a clue. >> it's a good clue? >> i don't know, what do you think. >> should we try to get more out of him?
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>> good luck. you've tried that in the past and it hasn't worked. >> i said i hid it but that doesn't mean it isn't buried. >> i think you guys might be better at this, he's giving me back talk, i think that's all we'll get out of him. >> i'm glad we have the warning so folks you don't need to dig up graveyards, that's a public service announcement and clue. >> that's good practice anyway no matter what. >> fofrest fenn and janet shamlian thanks so much. the clue, the treasure is not in a graveyard. >> the 12th clue. >> if you count what's in his book, go to today.com and get the details about the story, the treasure and the previous clues. he'll join us again with another clue, that is if no one finds the treasure. coming coming up these people have already won the jackpot will to see psy live in concert on the plaza but first these messages. ♪ [ female announcer ] mcdonald's dollar menu just keeps getting better. introducing
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the family of a martinez boy injured in the boston marathon bombings talking to the media again later on this morning. aaron hern was hit by shrapnel. after two surgeries, he was finally released from the hospital. he returned home to the bay area earlier this week just in time for his 12th birthday. he was at the warriors game last night and got the vip treatment. this morning, the firefighters at a san jose recycling plant checking for some hotspots after a major fire there. that happened yesterday. the plant processes paper. so a lot of fuel there to feed the flames. the plant is located on east alma and tenth street near the municipal baseball stadium. the cause of this fire right now still remains under
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investigation. it looks like more warm weather rolling in our way for the weekend. christina loren is here to document it all. hey, john. we still have this warmup going, good news, bad news. the good news, it is friday. santa cruz is going to be comfortable. another great beach day. 83 in santa cruz at about 4:00 p.m. the bad news, we are still going to be in the 90s in places like livermore and fairfield. we take your numbers down substantially from yesterday. by tomorrow, we will take them down even more so. mid-70s and a few showers on sunday. let's see how the drive is moving along with mike. we have your slow spots. a pretty good volume of traffic throughout the south bay. here is 101, slow from tully road packing it in toward 680. in toward mountainview. 280 and 85, not so bad. better there. hayward into fremont, a typical pattern. a little heavier flow than on many fridays. north toward oakland. a live past the coliseum where we are packing the slowdown
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around high street and the eastshore freeway. back to you. back in a half hour with another local update. we hope to see you then.
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♪ it's 8:00 now on a friday morning, a crowded friday morning here in rockefeller plaza, the 3rd day of may 2013 and these people have been gathering since the wee hours of the morning. coming up in about a half an hour we have a live concert from the sensation that is known as psy. mr. "gangnam style" is back and going to be performing "gentleman" which is also an enormous hit. >> the population of the united states in terms of hits on youtube love "gangnam style" they're playing our song.
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>> we might have to do it in a second. also coming up our line-up for the summer concert series. i'm matt lauer with savannah guthrie. >> al is at churchill downs with the kentucky derby, we'll check in with him in a few minutes. a woman says she was the victim of what some call cyber revenge her ex-boyfriend posted explicit photos of her to get back at her after their breakup. now she's trying to take this on and get new laws enacted to try to do something about this practice. >> also mark bittman is here, talking about a way that you can lose weight, actually he lost weight doing this. >> yes. >> eat healthier. he calls it vb6. >> vegan before 6:00 p.m.. mother's day is not this sunday, it's next sunday. we're going to have a special edition of "steals and deals" up to 80% off exclusively for
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"today" show viewers with how you can get some great gifts for moms, we have nice moms in the crowd there coming up. >> a lot to get to including this. but first let's go inside, tamron has a check of the headlines. >> good morning, everyone. u.s. military cargo plane has crashed this morning. the plane was reportedly owned by the u.s. transit center in kyrgyzstan that supports american operations in afghanistan. firefighter also not get any help from the weather today as they battle a fast-moving wildfire that threatens hundreds of homes and forced evacuations in southern california. high winds and 90-degree heat are driving that fire which already burned about 8,000 acres. and in the midwest, spring snowfall broke records in three separate states with 18 inches of snow falling in one part of minnesota. sandy hook elementary school where the gunman massacred 20
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children and six educators nearly six months ago will be the focus of an emotional meeting tonight. stephanie gosk is in newtown, connecticut, with more on the story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tamron. with the tragedy on this scale there's little guidance from history on how best to recover. newtown is figuring it out as they go and the next big step is deciding what to do with the school. the road to sandy hook elementary school is closed, only a small memorial remains. the students are bussed to school in a neighboring town but that was always just a temporary solution. newtown needs an elementary school but should it be a new one? erica lafferty's mother was sandy hook elementary's principal. >> i would chain my body to it and protest if they try to reopen it. >> if that's the best site logically, economically for the other children, the ones that
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are alive, who am i to say you shouldn't build there. >> reporter: a task force will meet with community members to discuss and possibly vote on what to do next. one option is to tear the school down and rebuild on the same land, or further down the road. another option is to keep the school standing and renovate, which is what they decided to do with columbine high school 14 years ago. frank deangelis is the principal. >> it was difficult to come back but it helped greatly with the recovery. >> reporter: many say december 14th feels like just yesterday, any help with recovery would be welcomed. the head of the task force says they are in a difficult position with so many strong opinions there really is no perfect solution. tamron? >> stephanie, thank you very much. and now for a look at what's trending today our quick roundup of what has you talking online, lindsay lohan managed to add
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drama to her latest picture of instagram. prosecutors said she made a last-minute decision to enter a california facility instead of a pre-approved center in new york and apparently checked out after staying just a few minutes. the oracle of omaha is now tweetable, 82-year-old billionaire investor warren buffett sent his first tweet thursday writing, "warren is in the house." "read my new essay on why women are key to america's prosperity." this morning, buffett already had more than 260,000 followers this morning. and obi, the dachshund, 77-pound body weight made him a viral sensation is recovering after his tummy tuck surgery, his facebook page indicates he's doing well after losing 40 pounds, obi had two and a half pounds of loose skin removed. he's able to eat and sleep okay but it will be a while before he can enjoy regular walks and play
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time. it is 8:05, matt and savannah, things i never thought i'd read in my life a dk shunned with a tummy tuck but i see you have psy. >> thank you so much, psy is here. >> how are you? >> pleasure to have you back. >> we're so excited to have you here and excited to see matt try to dance. show up the clip on the monitor, what do you think? >> wow, that's beautiful. you know, it's kind of nice so let me recommend you why don't we dance together later. >> during your song? >> yes. >> how about before your song? >> well, some time and i think it's between when i'm doing "gangnam style." >> i'll do a little with you. >> you're doing great. >> let's go down to churchill down mr. roker has a check of
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the weather and preview of the derby. al? >> you know, matt, i think while you're reading news savannah should be doing a move like her. little add to the program. >> al, i can barely do the other one. we're not trying that one. >> sorry, it seemed like it really worked. >> for you it did. go it head, al. do the weather. >>s that, guys. kentucky derby weekend count on horses, hats and mint juleps. joining me fred noe the great grandson of jim beam, the chief distiller of jim beam and knob creek. >> that's right. >> you are going to show us how to make the perfect mint julep. >> yes, sir. >> why is the mint julep the drink? >> it's fresh, made for the ladies, sweet, essence of mint. sip on it all day. >> how do you do this? >> simple syrup. >> that has mint infused in it.
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>> one part of that. >> right, okay. >> we put in the key ingredient, bourbon. >> two parts bourbon. >> two parts bourbon. and the big key is to add the crushed ice in these cups because you want it to frost up and what we'll do is stir it with your spoon there. >> you're supposed to get it so it's frosty on the outside. >> yes, sir, the key is to circle it around. >> condensation, okay. this is the most important part with the mint. >> the most important part is the mint. to release the oils we what they call spank the mint on the glass itself. >> my mint has been spanked. >> top it off with ice. >> a little more ice. all righty. fred noe from jim beam and knob creek thank you so much. appreciate it. >> thanks, that's going to go down as one of his best quotes of all
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time. 8:08. thank you, al. a good looking day. san jose, a little hazy, lots of sunshine. temperatures are going to be very warm yet again. this the last day of the 90s. 92 degrees in livermore. 92 in fairfield. 88 fremont, 80 in san francisco. catch those giants right here on nbc bay area. tonight at 7:00, they are taking on the dodgers. as we head throughout the weekend, temperatures will drop like a rock. we're going to bring in showers on sunday. >> savannah? >> it's strong. >> al, thank you so much. coming up next, one woman's crusade against something some people call cyber revenge, when an ex posts pictures online with intimate images. then mark bittman will tell us why he thinks it's good to go vee began before 6:00 p.m. and did we mention we are counting down to psy live on our plaza coming up. first these messages. ♪
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i'm your rav4 genie. your wish is my command. i wish the old spare tire was gone. out of everything in the...okay. [ snaps fingers ] oh no, i meant... i wish animals could talk. much better. i wish the old spare tire was gone. [ laughs ] next. i want you to avenge my father's death. [ all shouting ] i'm right... i'm right here! i said infinite wishes. i heard witches. can i just have my first wish? [ fingers snap ] [ male announcer ] the all-new rav4. toyota. let's go places. we're back at 8:12 with what some call cyber revenge, intimate images shown by an ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend. it happened to a woman in florida and kerry sanders shows us how she's fighting back. >> reporter: it can destroy lives with the click of a mouse, naked or intimate photographs shared between two people in a relationship suddenly find their way onto the internet, after the
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relationship goes bad and someone decides to get revenge. >> my stomach dropped. i honestly could feel myself turning white. >> reporter: holly jacobs was 26 and a ph.d. candidate when her life suddenly turned upside down, naked pictures she had sent to her boyfriend years before showed up on the web. >> i just felt like my life is ruined. >> reporter: experts believe it happens more than you may imagine to both women and men. but unlike sexual assault in most of the country, so-called revern porn is not a crime. >> any time our society chooses not to blame that kind of malicious behavior and instead blame the actions of the victims you could be next. >> reporter: last month jacobs sued her ex-boyfriend ryan in civil court becoming it's believed the first person in florida to sue someone for allegedly distributing revenge pornography. seh is also facing related criminal charges including stalking and unlawful publication. his lawyer says seh never posted
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any pictures of holly and claims someone hacked his computer, stole the pictures and then posted them. >> he adamantly disputes the charges, he's steadfast denies any involvement and his position is he's a victim as much as holly is. >> reporter: how best to avoid this problem, experts say don't take pictures and then share them. >> anybody who think this is isn't going to happen to them is resting on people are good people and they're not. >> reporter: for "today," kerry sanders, nbc news, miami. >> joining us exclusively is holly jacobs and her attorney, patrick magee. >> good morning. >> this wasn't just a facebook profile photo, you changed that back but you started to see other photos showing up in other places, right? >> um-hum, yes, they started popping up on sites every six months, and then all of a sudden i started dating somebody new in
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november of 2011 and they went viral. >> at times the picture would come up and your name and contact information would accompany it, which becomes a dangerous situation. >> yes, absolutely, because you have people, i mean my, mail address was attached to these so i had harassing e-mails constantly coming in, my work location was posted up there so i was terrified. i was so afraid somebody would physically stalk me. >> reporter: i want to mention in your case it was mostly nude photographs, in other cases, i mean there are very sexually explicit videos that have been posted by an ex-boyfriend or an ex-girlfriend online, and yet it doesn't seem as we heard in kerry's piece that in enough states there's any way you can fight back against it. >> right, currently they have a law in new jersey right now that actually helps victims fight against revenge porn and that's the best law in the books so i would urge other states to take on this law, it's new jersey
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2c14-9. >> there are people who are going to look at you and say you shouldn't have taken the photos in the first place. when you take photos you should always think they may eventually end up online. how do you respond to that idea? >> its sea absolutely a new version of victim blaming and what i would say to victims when they hear that is just hold onto that little voice inside of you that says this is not right. what's happening to me is not okay. and there need to be laws in place against this. >> patrick, what's the outcome you're looking for. i know there is legal action under way. what is the best case scenario? >> to get injunktive relief, get the pictures down and stop the propagation of the images. we filed for injunktive relief temporary and permanent. we have enough evidence, we think it's pretty good. >> four years holly since this began. what is the message you want to
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send? >> stand up for what you feel is right. 'not okay that people are doing this and exploiting you just because you trusted somebody and because you shared intimate photographs in an intimate relationship. that's not the problem here. what's the problem is that somebody is using this against you and trying to drive you to suicide. you know, they're ruining your lives. that's not okay. >> holly jacobs, thank you. i think it's brave you're speaking out and patrick thank you as well. >> thank you. >> let's go to savannah. now to one of the most remote and pristine places on the planet and a battle brewing over oil, with the story here is nbc's ann curry. >> reporter: deep in ecuador's lush amazon rain forest the most biodiverse place on earth the rarely seen tribes are sharpening their spears and preparing their blow guns to fight ecuador's new plan to auction as much as 8 million acres of the rain forest for oil drilling.
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a tribal leader sings "we are not going to lose our culture. we are going to protect our land." boston university biology professor kelly swing has come to know the riches of the rain forest after researching here for more than 20 years. >> there may be one-tenth of all the species on the planet that is the space the size of south carolina. >> reporter: he's come to know the tribesmen who he says will fight to the death to protect this land, and he says america, a top importer of oil from ecuador shares responsibility for this coming conflict. >> we're definitely guilty in this story. >> reporter: and the toxic legacy of past oil drilling in other parts of the rain forest. smells pretty bad. i understand that more oil has been spilled here than in the exxon "valdez" disaster in alaska. >> we're talking about hundreds
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of small spills that add up to a huge amount. >> reporter: another tribe has been told to expect oil operations to begin at any time. angry women say they will fight with their men because they believe their purpose in life is to save the forest. a tribal leader and shaman heal per >> my grandfather protect this land and up to this, my father said me, you need to protect. if i am leaving, i am going to fight, my community. >> reporter: as long as you're alive you're going to fight for your community. >> yes. >> reporter: you feel so strongly. >> yes. i'm sorry. >> reporter: he see no, sir difference between the survival of the forest and the survival of his people. the drilling is being ordered by the government of ecuador, which depends on amazon oil for up to
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50% of its revenues. ecuador's vice president. >> translator: if ecuador were in a position to provide for all of the needs of its people, we will be happy not to exploit. however, that is not the case. >> so if confronted with indigenous people with spears, would ecuador use force? >> translator: according to international law, if dialogue fails, there is a process of escalation of the use of force. >> reporter: in this battle of blow guns against bull dosers the kichwa and rowani are outmatched, professor kelly says this is about more than saving the rain forest. >> i see this as a human rights issue. i think it's very sad to say that most human rights issues don't really come to be recognized as human rights issues until people start to die. >> reporter: ann curry, nbc
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news, ecuador. >> you can see more tonight on "center center with brian williams" at 10:00, 9:00 central time right here on nbc. matt? all right, savannah, what if you could eat whatever you wanted after 6:00 in the afternoon every day and still look and feel your best? "new york times" columnist mark bittman is ready to share what helped him drop more than 35 pounds. he wrote about it in vb 6, eat vegan before 6:00 to lose weight and restore your health and feel good." you're moving into more of a weight loss category. it worked for you. why will it work for everybody else? >> weight loss and overall health. the idea is basically change the proportion of foods in your diet so that you eat more plants. the science is to be healthy we need a more plant-based diet. vb6 is a strategy to do that. >> is it just a line to sell a book or can you truly eat anything you want to eat after
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6:00 in the evening? can you? >> i started doing this six years ago so it's maintained my weight. i eat food like the food we're going to look at here this morning, all day long and then at night i eat whatever i want. >> let's start with breakfast, a lot of us eat bad things for breakfast, get the day off to a bad start. you want us to start with breakfast pilaf. what's in it? >> you can eat anything from smoothies to fruit salads. this is a great hot breakfast, brown rice, apples and raisins here, put them in. >> apples now? >> yep, half of them i think is better, we'll use the other half later. and some spices, ginger, cinnamon, all spice, salt, and water and that cooks for half an hour or so, pretty much undisturbed, and then you have -- >> i'm going to reach over and take a taste. >> you have this really nice
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kind of advanced porridge. >> it's good, serve it warm. okay for lunch we have got creamed mushrooms on toast. i hear the word creamed and i think that's not good for you. >> this is awesome. most people love sauteed mushrooms so you get these nice and crisp and then you puree white beans, they can be canned, with some water and you get this beautiful creamy -- >> there's no cream cream in there. >> no, you get this beautiful creamy bean puree, garlic, thyme, parsley and that's what your result looks like. >> in particular bread you have to serve to stay on the diet? >> whole grain is best, yes. >> perfect, let's move back here. >> just make sure we don't set the set on fire. >> snacks are a big problem for a lot of people trying to lose weight, they eat the wrong things. i eat chips, i eat cookies, i eat ice cream. this is something you suggest called spiked d guacamole.
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>> radish, lettuce, tomato, scallions, jalapenos, super chunky. >> carrot candy and? >> creamsicles with orange and tofu. >> thank you. down to savannah and tamron. >> in a moment we'll hear from psy the if, in our concert series. >> i got my psy tie on. you got your psy tie? >> is he the first in a great line-up this summer, without further ado, we'll hear from him on the stage.
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. >> that looks pretty good. lot to look forward to. we'll have psy on the plaza but first a check of your local news it's 8:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. we could unofficially find out today if the 49ers have clenched the bid for the super bowl. miami is the only other contender to host the game. nfl told dolphins they need to renovate their stadium to win that bid. to make it happen, the state legislature must approve $350 million in funding by today. florida lawmakers don't think voters will approve a hotel tax increase to pay for it. the nfl will make an official super bowl announcement may 21st. we're certainly watching. also watching the roads for us, mike inouye. how is it look. >> it's friday but busy. east shore freeway, we suspect that. look at this, map shows earlier
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crash in berkeley, over on the shoulder. it's a distraction, slow past the racetrack, merge off the bridge. san pablo, earlier crash out of hercules on the shoulder, slow into richmond and slow away from richmond san rafael direction towards the toll plaza. also report of an accident northbound 680 towards here. no injuries but still slowing and distraction. west 24 off the walnut creek interchange another crash there as well. laura garcia-cannon, back to you. >> thank you and thanks for joining us. i'll have another news update in half an hour. hope to see you then.
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♪ 8:30 on this friday morning, may 3rd, 2013. it's a special day out here on the plaza, we have a packed crowd, psy in the house, the music is playing, the hips are swaying. it is on. we are going to dance our hienies off. >> i was listening to the tips tamron was giving you, say hips, not body. >> he's afraid i'll overthink the dancing.
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i'm the person that counts one, two, three, four. >> we're going to bring it. >> we're going to get our dance on. also ahead jill martin's "steals and deals" and this morning lots of things if you're looking for the perfect gift for mother's day, some of the items up to 80% off the normal pricing. >> very nice and on monday a big day for martha stewart, she's going to come face-to-face with some of the men she's met on match.com and they'll meet her in person for the first -- ooh is right -- for the if, time. can you imagine four first time meeting martha stewart on a blind date. >> on national tv, very romantic. let's get to al roker at churchill downs getting ready for the kentucky derby this weekend. >> remember, matt, in the words of hitch, this is where you live. >> you live in the hip, not in the body. >> this is where you live. all right, guys, can't wait to
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see this coming up. hats a big part of the kentucky derby tradition. kristi moore is known as the milner of the triple crown, some of the best hats come from this lady. >> thank you, good to see you, too. >> you have the different designs. first off the elizabeth hat. >> this is the elizabeth and feathers are still in the game, this is something on the headband you can put it on and go. >> next one is clara, so lace is still a trend. >> lace is still a trend. there's sparkle on it, we're seeing sparkle come up and a little bling. >> and a pop of color with sprite. >> and green is popular. we sold more green this year than any other color. >> the green was the official big color of the season. >> yes. >> next we've got the jennifer, black and white. >> this is racing, this is quintessentially racing. >> and shana? >> for pink for oaks day. >> and the last one is
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architectural. >> patty is the quinn essential derby lady and lets me do whatever i want to do every year. >> wow that's a big hat. kristine moore thank you so much and men's hats very popular, this is named after your husband. >> that's right, blake. >> the blake collection. .hank you 8:33. you might want to put a hat on to protect you from the sun beating down already on san francisco. it's 8:33 now. no low clouds to keep us cool. we'll turn that natural ac back on for sunday but a couple more hot days to get through. 92 in livermore, 92 fairfield, 91 in concord. meanwhile 80s in oakland and san francisco. getting to the next couple of days, major pattern shift. we're talking about bringing back the rain, the cold by sunday. 76 inland, 70 bayside, 62 at the coast. >> don't forget nbc's coverage of the 139th running of the
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roses the kentucky derby begins tomorrow morning, 11:00 a.m. on the nbc sports network, race coverage on the nbc network tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. eastern. matt? >> al, the lauer family will be gathered around the set, we love the derby. coming up, jill martin's "steals and deals" everything you want for mother's day and then just a couple more minutes to go until psy live in concert on our plaza. first this is "today" on nbc.
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time for a special mother's day edition of "jill's steals and deals" great items at deeply discounted prices, just in time for mother's day which is not this sunday but the next sunday and because it is all about moms this morning, jill, we have a very special group of moms behind us. [ cheers and applause ]
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how did you find these ladies? >> here are the nbc experience store and we put out posts and tweets and write in sons and daughters why their moms deserve to have their "today" show experience. they're here from all over the country thank you for being here. >> and looking fabulous. let's get to the deal. >> everyone can get these deals at home and you'll get them in time for mother's day. let's start with the stationary studio note cards you see them right here, 100 cards, you choose four different borders. the retail is $99.95, and they're personalized, great for year round, thank you cards, handwritten note, snail mail, retail $99.95, the deal $29.95, 70% off. you can do an ooh or 8.
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>> 1-800-flowers retail $49.99, 36 assorted cookies the butter cream frosted cookies. >> mmm! >> okay. >> very well done, ladies. >> retail $49.99 the deal $19.99, 60% off and comes in this box with a printed bow. so the wrap something already done. let's move on to the flowers, this is so great retail $61.99, two dozen roses in a red vase shipped overnight, retail $61.99, the deal $27.99, that's 55% off. >> wow. >> ooh. >> they're getting more and more excited as it goes on. >> i have to give you a new thing now. >> if you order this, they will arrive in time for mother's day. >> every in time for mother's day and these will arrive fresh. this is amazing, the carry-all
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totes, retail $395, crafted from genuine leather comes with a detachable shoulder strap, five colors, black, brown, wine, cement and dark teal. i showed the strap in the front, the deal $79, that's 80% off. >> wow! >> i was checking inside to make sure there were interior pockets. my mom loves an interior pocket so this is good. >> all year round bag. >> great. >> jewelry, love it. >> retail $350 to $385 come in this beautiful box, black or white diamonds set in silver with a 20 inch adjustable chain. you can pick three different styles but they're on our website, the deal is $77, 80% off. >> wow. >> could you wear a couple together like you have. >> i love it layered. i'm going to get one for myself, this is great for your mother,
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mommy/daughter matching amazing. >> on the website after you get off. >> go on today.com. this is an at home spa set the retail is $125. the set contains the body balm, bliss's number one best selling facial cleanser the eye cream and face lotion. retail $125, the deal $37.50. >> i love these products. moms you've done such a good job, don't you think they've earned something. >> maybe a little something from "steals and deals." >> all right, jill, do your things. >> this is the big reveal. you've already had a fabulous day so we wanted to street you, you are getting everything from "steals and deals" today. >> you've been so good so hold this up and we're so happy you're here and thank you for coming in from all over the
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country. >> that will fit in the overhead bin, don't worry. >> perfect. >> thank you so much, ladies, congratulations, happy early mother's day to you. we want to remind everybody what the deals are, the products starting with the personized note card stationary studio, cheryl's cookies or red roses from 1-800-flowers, the cuore tote and we have the la soula necklaces diamonds beautiful and special package from bliss so some great gifts for mom and you can get it in time for mother's day, go to today.com. jill martin thank you. coming up next we'll have psy live on the plaza to do your dance, first this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you
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by toyota. >> well, we have been practicing the moves all morning long and now it is go time. ladies and gentlemen, psy. >> make some noise, nyc. ♪ ♪ everybody! one more time! ♪ ♪ damn girl you so freakin' sexy ♪
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♪ ♪ i'm a, i'm a, i'm a mother father gentleman ♪ ♪ i'm a, i'm a, i'm a mother father gentleman ♪ ♪ i'm a, i'm a, i'm a mother father gentleman ♪ ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ i'm a, i'm a, i'm a mother father gentleman ♪ ♪ i'm a, i'm a, i'm a mother father gentleman ♪ one more time. ♪ mother father gentleman, gonna make you sweat, gonna make you sweat ♪ ♪ you know who i am ♪ gonna make you sweat, gonna make you wet ♪ ♪ you know who i am ♪ i'm a mother father gentleman ♪ ♪ i'm a, i'm a, i'm a mother father gentleman ♪
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♪ i'm a, i'm a, i'm a mother father gentleman ♪ ♪ mother father gentleman ♪ mother father gentleman [ cheers and applause ] >> and there's more ahead in psy showing off his gangnam style in a moment but first this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ oh, psy you have us in the mood for dancing. good morning to you. >> good morning, and good morning everybody, good morning, everybody! >> this has been an amazing year for you. we met you last fall. you did "gapg namm style" and you have this follow-up hit. how has your life changed in the last year? >> not because of just "gangnam style" but because of "today" show i did one last september and right after that, i got a lot, so once again, thanks for having me here one more time "today" show thank you so much. >> thrilled to have you back, we are. let's be honest, there were some people who thought after
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"gangnam style" maybe that would be the last we'd hear of psy. the new song "gentleman" comes out, 260 million hits on youtube, that's almost the population of the entire united states. did it surprise even you? >> you know, besides population of my country, korea, it's 50 million so what can i say? >> pretty good. >> last time i was here there were a lot of koreans among the crowd and tonight i mean this morning as well so let me say this one more time. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> what does that mean? >> korea rules. >> "gangnam style" the dance moves were picturing a horse. so what should we be thinking of as we learn the moves for "gentleman." >> how come you look -- >> i've been waiting eight months for this opportunity. >> all right. so i saw you were familiar with this move. >> he is, he likes that one.
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>> so that was one move and we have other move on this one. >> so you go from one to the other. >> yes. >> you do it first and we'll try and duplicate it. >> all right, so it's called arrogant dance and you should be arrogant. ♪ >> so how do we get from the arrogant more to the more elaborate. >> sunglasses. >> hands opposite side so when you go right side then left side. >> go matt. [ cheers and applause ] >> right? i like the arrogant move better.
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>> this is your move. >> that is my move, that is my kitchen as we say. you're going to sing another song for us? >> yes, i'm going to sing "gangnam style" you all know this, right now. >> take it away. ♪ oppa is gangnam style, gangnam style ♪ ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ >> let me see you bounce. ♪ oppa is gangnam style, gangnam style ♪ ♪ oppa gangnam style ♪ gangnam style >> sing it everybody. ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ >> let me see you dancing. ♪ oppa gangnam style, gangnam style ♪ >> louder! ♪ gangnam style, oppa gangnam
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style ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> nyc make some noise! ♪ hey, sexy lady ♪ oppa gangnam style ♪ hey, sexy lady ♪ oppa gangnam style [ cheers and applause ]
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>> psy, a sensation on our plaza. we have much more right after a check of your local news and weather. good friday morning to you. 8:56. i'm laura garcia-cannon. oracle will be rocking at least two more times this season. the warriors beat the nuggets last night to advance to the next round of the playoffs. they are going to take on the spurs game one in san antonio will be on monday. lets check the forecast now with meteorologist christina loren. how are we looking? >> we don't want the warriors to
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cool off but we want to cool off. that's exactly what we'll do into the weekend, 86 bayside, 80 at the coast. getting into saturday, dropping into the upper 80s and then some heat relief on sunday. we'll be in the mid-70s, a few showers, nothing haep heavy just light activity north of the golden gate bridge. monday into tuesday, slight chance of rain in the forecast. [ male announcer ] no matter what you're doing,
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♪ we are still dancing. welcome to "today" on this friday morning, may 3rd, 2013, it will forever be known as psy, the korean sensation sending our plaza into a frenzy of choreography. i'm willie geist along with tamron hall and erica hill. al is in kentucky. i heard you were dancing. >> you hear the "gangnam style" you're made to dance in that thing. you can't. >> especially around horses because it's a horse move. >> it is a horsey dance. it is the horsey dance.
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i don't have any horses but. >> speaking of being made to dance we have matt lauer over here. >> i did it because it's your birthday. >> that's why he did it. >> my gift to you. >> what a gift it was. we're going to break down a little game film matt lauer for the first time on american television dancing. >> according to savannah it's the second or third. >> let's go to the tape, matt, walk us through what we're seeing. >> i had 45 minutes' sleep last night. so i was a little bit out of my element. >> you got a little spring there. >> this is my move no question, what they call the arrogant dance. >> you said it's in your kitchen so that means in your space? >> in my space between my navel and my knees. >> your kitchen. >> as i walked in, i heard her giving you grief. >> willie, i thought you were going to come out and join us.
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they sent out an e-mail everybody have a good time and i looked everywhere for you and couldn't find you. >> you know something came up. i had to finish my taxes -- root canal. >> are you like me in that area? >> i'll dance at a wedding for you but i don't know. >> not for me. >> personally for you, matt, any time. >> how do you feel you've gotten this off your back? people were stopping you in the airport, they've been asking for a year. how does it feel now? >> i think it's nice to have accomplished that. i'll do it again in 17 years. >> like the cicadas. >> perfect. >> okay, happy birthday. >> the new dance a lot easier than the gangnam, not asking a lot of your legs. >> that's what i was telling savannah we were together me and my girl sg. the key is don't open your legs too much. >> always a good rule of thumb. >> that is one we can take to
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heart. >> so your feet are like that and it's in your hips and we worked it out and she was fantastic, she stepped it up. >> what did you tell me again? sorry. >> your mother gives a daughter and a friend gives a friend, don't open too much. >> my dance is on a seven-second delay like later. >> i thought you did great. >> you had enthusiasm if nothing else. >> everything looks bet we ater a smile. >> what's the rule one more time? >> i'm not saying it again. >> al is at churchill downs getting ready for the kentucky derby. what can we look forward to? >> well first of all there are a lot of great stories here, the weather is going to be one of them. it may be raining which makes this obviously a muddy track and so there's a lot going on here. gold golden cents ridden by a black
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jockey. there's not been a black jockey who has won the kentucky derby since 1901, 1902. obviously blacks were very important to the derby back in the late 1800s, and then all of a sudden they were not there because of the jim crow laws. you got gary stevens he's won three kentucky derbies, two breaknesses, preakness, pimlico, he's come out of retirement at age 50. >> gary stevens starred in "sea biscuit" he was an actor in riding horses there. it's your birthday. >> this is my birthday, thank you. >> tell your age? >> 38. 1975. i'm not going to hide it. >> are you doing something sun
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in. >> i'm out of the house. i don't think they know it's my birthday you know how it goes. >> we want to quiz you to see how well you know your first. you were born in 1975. >> yep. >> so it's appropriate to quiz someone put them in the hot seat. erica you in? >> you start, i'm ready. >> what nbc show launched the year you were born. this is a perfect show, it's you, this show is you. >> do i have choices in. >> no, you have no know. >> what launched the year you were born '75. the show is you. >> i have no idea. when you don't provide an answer you get the buzz. >> how about music, what song topped the charts the day you were born again may 3rd, 1975? >> there are no multiple choice on this? i -- >> really, you need multiple choice. come on. >> i guess fill in the circle.
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>> we'll give you the artist tony orlando and dawn. >> like that's doing it for him. >> that won'telp. >> that took me back. >> "you don't lohe don't love y love you." ♪ he don't love you like i love you ♪ >> what was the blockbuster hit in 1975. >> "jaws." >> very nice. who was the president when you were born? >> mr. gerald ford. >> excellent. >> strong. >> iity th thought you said wro. >> here is a question, if you are asked do you tell someone the truth if you don't like the birthday gift they gave you? take your position on this,
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teammegan is hash tag yes -- i messed that up. >> my yes is a caveat yes. if it's your husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend, you can be more honest than if it's someone else. >> than your mother or your co-worker. >> it's a social dilemma you may face on your birthday today. >> it could happen in the next few hours. >> are you saying you didn't like the gift i got you? >> i'm still waiting for your gift. >> i got you a concert on the plaza okay and i had matt dance for you. what more can a girl do? >> what more can a man want for his birthday. >> tamron let's look at the headlines. >> a lot going on, positive numbers to report as the april jobs report comes out, the economy added 165,000 jobs last month, bringing the unemployment rate down to a four-year low, dropping from 7.6% in march to 7.5% in april. officials say the bombless used in the boston marathon attack
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were originally intended for the fourth of july celebrations in the boston area but suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev allegedly told investigators he and tamerlan struck at the marathon because the devices were ready early, they were assembled in the cambridge apartment tamerlan shared with a wife and child. the fda is reviewing whether or not a commemical in 75% of our liquid anti-bacterial soaps and body washes is ineffective and may be harmful. they will figure out whether it should contain triclosan and whether or not it's safe. advocates have been pressuring the fda after recent studies showed an increase of infertility, early puberty and other hormonal issues. the death toll in the bangladesh building collapse has surpassed 500 people as the building's engineer is facing charges for helping the building
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owner illegally add three floors to the five-story structure. firefighters will not get any help from the weather today as they continue to battle a fast moving wildfire that threatened hundreds of homes and forced evacuations in southern california. high winds and 90-degree heat are driving that fire which already burned 10,000 acres. in the midwest, spring snowfall broke records in three separate states, 18 inches of snow falling in one part of minnesota. a giant symbol of peace and whimsy drew huge crowds as it floated into hong kong's harbor, it is six story, a rubber duck the work of a dutch artist, it has made stops in sydney and amsterdam, it leaves hong kong for an undisclosed location. it's nine minutes after the hour and that's your update.
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i'm thinking lake michigan? >> right into new york harbor. >> it could, it could. >> not to be selfish. >> it would work for my kids, too, i'll pack the picnic and meet you down at the river. bring the kids. >> absolutely. >> i just want to ride that, get on it. >> now that would be a picture. >> all right, tamron. let's head back to churchill downs for a check of the weather with al. >> that needs an 80 foot ernie to go with it. speaking of giants, a giant among race analysts is mr. kenny rice. good to he so yoee you. >> great to see you. >> how could the weather affect the track? >> the last time we had a sloppy track four years when the 50:1 shot came in, a lot of bets go out the window depending on how well the track holds up if we get rain all day. >> who do you like? >> i think orb is the best horse, undefeated this year, he
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comes in and has a hall of fame trainer in sug magahee. the money would be on him i think more than any other horse. >> gary stevens coming out of retirement. >> what a story. >> what do you think his chances are? >> he has an outside chance, they combined to win seven derbies and two together and he won on a 50:1 shot with wayne's horse in the mid '90s so i never count out gary. >> kevin krieger from st. croix has an opportunity to be the first black jockey to win the derby in 111 years. how do you like his chances in. >> i'm happy for him he got the chance, he's been an exercised rider, under the radar and doug o'neill the trainer who won this race last year gave him an opportunity and he's done nothing wrong in the way he's guided this horse. he's a good, talented young jockeys and rookie jockeys won
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last year. >> kenny rice thanks so much. we can check the nbc coverage sporting on the nbc sports network at 11:00 a.m. and race coverage starts on the nbc network at 4:00. 9:12, congratulations. you made it to friday. we've got a pretty good looking weekend shaping up. this is the last day of fantastic beach weather before conditions start to deteriorate. an area of low pressure to bring rain, rain, as we head through sunday. last day of 90s. 92 on the way to fairfield, concord, 81. san francisco 88 degrees. along the peninsula, another unseasonably hot day. cinco de mayo is when we start to get changes sunday, 76 degrees, a few light showers. >> wouldn't be derby be derby coverage if we didn't do a little eating. we'll do that in about ten minutes. coming up a dad who became a mom, she shares her family story right after this. i'll be right back.
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he'd been keeping nearly his entire life until he found the courage to come out as transgender. >> just a condition that you have and that you struggle with your entire life. >> reporter: in 2003 jennifer shared her story here on "today" and in her best selling memoir "she's not there." >> in the end you have to find the courage to accept yourself and move on with your life. >> reporter: moving on with the support of her spouse, deedee and their two sons, zach and shawn, more than a decade later the family remains together. >> we have kept the family together because of our love gore each other and because we are good parents. and what we have on a good day outweighs what we've lost. >> jennifer finney boylan is here with her spouse deedee and son zach, new book "stuck in the middle with you a memoir of parenting in three genders."
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>> good morning. >> deedee, the first thing that came to their mind how did deedee take this. you were married for about a dozen years as husband and wife. >> yes. >> tell me about the moment when jennifer came to you. >> well, there wasn't really one moment. it was sort of a series of moments and it's hard for me to go back and think exactly what was the minute that things changed. >> did you consider ever that maybe this was the end of your marriage? >> i wasn't sure i wanted to be married to a woman. i was scared about what it meant for my future and our future, but i'm not sure i ever came to that sort of very edge of the precipice saying i can't stand this. it was hard and scary and i didn't know what was going to happen but there was not a time when i said forget it, i can't do it.
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>> jennifer you obviously agonized. in the end you made the decision that you had to do this for who you were even if it risked your family. >> you have to be true to yourself and i didn't want to be raising a family in which i was teaching my sons that it's okay to lie, and it's hard though. certainly one of the things as a father that i thought was my job was to protect my family, to stand in between them in trouble and suddenly i was the trouble so that wasn't, that wasn't much fun. >> were you prepared for the possibility you might lose everything, that you might lose your wife and your kids? >> i don't know what i was prepared for. i came out slowly. it wasn't like one day i waltzed in, in sequins and said now my name is tiffany chiffon. we worked it out slowly over a couple of years, many years actually and in some ways that transition is still going on. i mean, it's one of the things about being a family that you keep changing. we've been married for 25 years.
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we are not the people we were when we got married in 1988 and he is not the same person he was when he was born thank goodness. he's less trouble now. >> zach, you're in college. >> i am. >> we've been chatting for a while, a great kid. this could not have been easy growing up. it's hard enough to be a kid growing up. other children can be mean. what was it like for you? >> you'd be surprised actually. i was never made fun of because of that. i've never had anyone say anything negative to me because of who my parents are. i've been really lucky, though. my parents are great and what more can i say? >> we should probably explain that name matty is the result of, the name that they invented for me which is one day we were sitting around the kitchen table and zach looked at me, he was
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about 6 and he said we can't call you daddy if you're going to be a girl. i said what do you want to call me, how about matty, that's half mommy and half daddy and i know a girl named matty at school and she's cool. >> and his brother said damy. damy didn't stick but matty did. >> do you ever wish my gosh we could go back to the way we were 12 years ago? >> no, no, i don't. i mean i think the wonderful thing about our family is that we've been able to build a life that we're really happy with, that you know, i never felt trapped in this. i get to choose every day to stay married to the person that i fell in love with 25 years ago. >> what we know is that the gender of parents is a whole lot less important than the love in a family. >> fascinating story, jenny, deedee and zach thank you for sharing. the book is called "stuck in the
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good friday morning to you. 9:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. the woman accused of leaving poisoned orange juice at a starbucks in san jose is out of jail this morning. ramineh behbehahian was released yesterday because prosecutors have not yet filed charges. prosecutors say they will wait for official lab test to determine what was in the bottles to decide what charges to file. firefighters on the way to ventura county to help fight the springs fire. they left early this morning. the fires burned 10,000 acres forcing hundreds of people out of their homes. history in the making, taking off from the bay area. the solar impulse left moffett field in mountain view around 6:00 this morning on a cross-country flight.
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it's trying to become the first plane to do so without a drop of fuel. plane runs purely on solar power. first stop phoenix, arizona, traveling 40 miles an hour the plane will make a few stops along the way before eventually arriving in virginia by mid july. we'll have a look at weather and traffic right after the break.
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welcome back. the time now 9:28. taking a live look. dry heat continues in san jose. as you can see a little hazy here. lots of sunshine for today. this the last day of near record warmth. just want to show you where temperatures are. 76 now in sunnyvale. the place to be for today is the beach. pacifica, 78 degrees. we're talking about the 80s in half moon bay, 81 tlchl the warmest beach city. down south in santa cruz. really warm day shaping up there. 83 degrees. if you can get out there, please do so. as we head through the next few days, look at the changes headed our way. upper 80s and 90s to the low 70s with rain on sunday. we're going to keep that chance for rain in the mix monday
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through wednesday. 9:28. lets check that drive with mike. >> highway 9 2 and 17 closest spots. over here in the city popular as well. still a back-up. friday after 9:30. a slowing at the toll plaza. maps show you a couple of issues. starting to thin out. west 580, commute direction, a new crash at harrison reported. sounds like it's off to the shoulder. stall in lanes 880 coming up from san landra up past the coliseum. the crash quickly moved to the shoulder but shows a back-up. >> thank you, mike. thank you for joining us as well. hope you have a great friday and fantastic weekend. another update in half an hour.
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♪ welcome back to "today" on this friday, may 3rd, 2013. i'm willie geist along with tamron hall and erica hill. al is at churchill downs getting ready for the kentucky derby. time for "today's friendly advice." megan and i sort out some of life's little dilemmas. we asked to you tweet your answer to this question, do you tell the truth if you don't like a gift a loved one gives you. >> the key word is loved. if you're in love. >> if your answer is no you're on team megan, and if y yes #teamwillie. >> i can't wait to see what people say. also navigating your fear of husband and wife. the stars of "newlyweds, the
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first year" and at churchill downs al will do a little cooking for us, right? >> absolutely, we have the chefs who are going to be cooking in the vip area, and the vvip area. i didn't know there were vvips. i'm sure tamron if you came down you would be in the vvvip area. >> i'd be in the negative vip. >> you'd be in the infield. >> by the way that's the best place to be. having been there, be on the infield. especially on a muddy day. >> willie, let me ask you a question. did you do the port-a-john run on the top? >> no, i know what you're talking about but i did not do that. >> what is it? >> a huge row of port-a-johns and people and this is usually after they've been in the infield for a while run across the top of the port-a-johns while people throw cans of beer
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at them to try to knock them off. >> we don't encourage this behavior. >> i didn't know an elegant affair -- >> not the infield, it's a totally different world. >> i can't imagine why you didn't appear. >> no hats or searsuckers. >> i think he's hiding something. >> on a rainy saturday at the derby though they're just big mud pits and do you a mud slide. >> i didn't know that happened at the derby. i thought it was southern and charm. >> we just ruined the energy. al thanks a lot. erica what is coming up on "weekend today." >> savannah was talking about the trial that captured headlines now, jodi arias accused of murdering her boyfriend, her fate will soon be in the hands of the jury. we're going to take a closer look at the state's case against her, and really just all the moments in this shocking trial which has people glued to their televisions and their computers for updates. and as we all know, jenna is going to be a mom very soon so
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she's preparing, she's taking classes with toddlers. just to get a sense of, you know, things she needs to do. >> my gosh. >> jenna is going to take us to a few baby classes. >> cute. baby yoga. >> i love it. >> that exists, there is baby yoga. >> there is a class for anything and everything especially in new york city it's a little crazy. also doing a little nascar this morning, you'll meet a woman who could become -- >> that's me changing a tire but kristen abbott is trained to become the first woman to go over the wall as they say in the sprint cup series. there are female pit crew members in the other series. >> so cool. >> that air gun is awesome. she taught me how to use it. it it may be not for everybody, i'm just saying. >> we have to watch. make it happen. >> creative energy. >> dylan is heading down to the
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kentucky derby, she'll run across port-in-johns live on the air. >> in the mud. >> and then dive into the mud. >> she's e-mailing you now about this. >> let's go to churchill downs with a look at the weather with al. >> i always picture myself as the old man in a christmas story trying to change the tire. but he didn't say fudge. anyway, let's show you what we've got as far as your weekend is concerned. for tomorrow again it is going to be a wet one throughout a good portion of the kentucky derby. we are talking about some showers, temperatures only in the upper 50s so it's going to be cool and wet. so that may have an impact on the race. for the rest of the country on saturday, wet weather stretching down from the western great lakes all the way into florida, rain through the plains, sunny and hot from texas on into the southwest, sunny and mild in the pacific midwest, sunday, sunday, looking at more sunshine and
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mild conditions in the northeast, rain into the southeastern atlantic states and the ohio river valley. the heat continues from the southwest, good news some showers move into southern california, that will help in the fight with those 9:35 on a friday. those showers will impact us here in the bay area as well. a major cooldown after we head through today. start the live picture to show you how crystal clear it is out there. winds dropped off. temperatures rather warm. we will be getting close to records for today. last day, 92 degrees in livermore, 91 phone for concord. 92 in gilroy. temperatures along the east shore even rather warm for today. by tomorrow drop your numbers by 5 degrees. on sunday we bring in showers and mid to low 70s. >> and that's your latest weather. tamron? >> all right, al, thank you. everyone says the first year of marriage is the hardest so how will it be for the four newlywed couples who put their love to the test in a new documentary
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series on bravo called newlyweds the first year. two of the couples are here, katherine and john and kimberly and gideon. hi, everyone. alaska, i gave you grief, holding hands just for the cameras because it's the first year? >> it's the first year and we're still holding hands, we'll see how much longer this lasts, holding hands that is. >> scared me there for a second. this is amazing you're on the series together but this is the first time you've met each other, right? >> yes, but we felt like we knew each other pretty much. >> yeah, i gave her a big hug. >> you're in this club together in the first year of your marriage. >> right. >> it's interesting, katherine usually the reality shows are filled with a lot of drama, a lot of things that make us say omg but are you putting it on the line, is it real? you're showing the ups and downs, the highs and lows? >> that's why we did it because
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everybody can relate to this, everyone's in a relationship going through something and, like john you said it best when you said it's like inside trading. >> really? i didn't think of marriage that way but go on. >> it's what we show you everything, the everyday, the ugly, the lows, the highs. >> what you see is what you get so for us it was a wonderful experience and the fact that we have a bad memory that we can document everything for one year was fantastic. >> i'm curious why people do this when you know marriage is tough and now you're putting it out there for everyone to see. why did you do it? >> personally for me, well kim and i, we have say story to share. >> you dated five years before the proposal. >> did not live together. >> real old school but modern twist to it. but at the same time a lot of our friends we let them know we're not perfect, not this, don't idolize us but at the end
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of the day it's a relationship and everyone goes through relationships. >> katherine and john you gave up your bachelor's pad. which you should, right? >> i guess. >> no one told you you'd have to give up the home and live with your life. >> i knew but one thing is doing it and the other is saying it. >> i gave up my whole lifestyle. >> please, come on it wasn't that bad. >> i went from manhattan to the suburbs. >> that's a big move. it is an incredible series. i will be glued to the set watching. >> thank you. >> learn before we leap. thank you so much, it's a pleasure meeting all of you and best of luck on your first year and many years together. you can watch the series premiere "newlyweds" monday 10:00 p.m. on bravo. up next, willie and megan share some friendly advice. i can't wait to see the results of the quiz we gave, right after this. and we got a hundred dollars in points
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♪ he don't love you like i love you ♪ back now with the latest installment of "today's friendly advice." megan colarossi steers us through life's dilemmas. >> good morning, i'm so happy to be here. it's a big day your birthday and i fought to be on here on your birthday. >> honestly i'm glad you're here. >> the world knows, i'm glad the world knows. two things i brought you, willie's drink of choice is a maker's mark, splash of gingerale. lot of ice and the lime. and i can't drink that so i'll have apple juice with you, happy birthday to my dear friend. >> how far along, six monthsish. >> 25 weeks, a long time to go so you can't get rid of me yet. >> you're sticking around. >> the second surprise you are a fan of this woman's cookies we know, helen's kitchens cookies. >> these are the best cookies on earth. >> she is amazing, i had her
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ship them to us and you have to have a bite ofcharlotte, north sweet and salty. i'm not going to eat because we need to talk. kind of a birthday theme. never tell a lie, this was our poll question if a loved one, family member gives you a gift that you don't like, do you say something to them? >> okay my parents raised me, this is tough. it's hard but my parents raised me a gift is a gift and you take a gift, it's a generous offer that you don't say anything. >> never? >> it's very hard for me if i get a gift i'm just so happy to get a gift these days i don't get a lot of gifts but to get a gift is so nice even if i don't like it i don't say anything. why hurt the person's feelings. >> i agree with you. caveat if it's your wife, boyfriend, girlfriend, you can have an honest conversation, it's not the right color, i don't know if this is what i would have chosen. the gift is a placeholder, i got you this, we can go back to the store and get something else.
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you have to be honest because if you don't wear it it's sitting in the clonset and your wife, husband, girlfriend, boyfriend, says why aren't you wearing that thing i got you. twitter i'm getting destroyed. america agrees with you, 69% team megan. 31% for team me. >> you got to be polite. >> you don't say it? >> there's things in close wet tags on it, poor guy. >> celebrating a friend or co-worker's birthday, do you ask them how old they are? >> you don't ask a female their age. i don't ask anyone, i'm nosy i want to know someone's age. i know how old you are. >> 38. >> are you sure? just kidding. you don't ask but guys are different. i think you should be proud of your age and if it is your birthday own it, tell them how old you are but in the same respect guys get in there. >> we have no filter. we ask and remember after the fact that you're not supposed to ask how old somebody is. last one, no presents, please,
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if you're bringing your kids to a birthday party and the invitation specifically says no presents, do you still bring one? >> okay, here we go. we're parents. we have young kids. no means no. if i say no presents no means no. we have so much stuff in our house that my kid doesn't need another toy or anything like that but the one thing i do do and i think maybe your wife does this, correct me on this, i bring a little trinket like a balloon something that can get "lost" on the way home so it can be thrown somewhere. >> i consulted with christine if there's no presents bring a book, doesn't clutter up. >> it's your birthday we have a surprise for you. and it's german chocolate cake, your mom is going to be here, she makes a german chocolate cake. thank you, ladies. >> you don't have a candle. >> when did you find the time you've been on the air for three
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♪ all right, cookin' at the derby. the official caters of churchill downs, executive chef jojo doyle has a special guest chef, sarah from spagi in chicago. what is some of the stuff? >> tons of food. today the new york strip, of course oaks, a great partnership with susan g. komen, we donate to the foundation. i'm going to cook over 12,000 pieces of chicken, a black pepper honey demi, a chicken stock reduced down. let that cook.
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we always talk about the numbers and how many people we're feeding. this year i'm excited, churchill developed the most exclusive area i think i've heard of called the mansion. >> the vvip. >> the vvip. >> what are you cooking? >> it's like a lime bar and salsa, we have horse radish and this is a roasted sea scallop with pork belly. >> like surf and trough. >> surf and trough for sure. >> and this is a little bit of chili, lime juice, cilantro and that will be delicious with the salad. >> that's fantastic. what is the dessert you have there chef? >> we brought over 20,000 shooter this is year and derby pie but the shooters, dolc dolce dulece, velvet cake, lemon meringue pie. >> who do you like in the derby? >> no, no, i always pick the food, not the horses. that's the safest bet you can
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make. >> jojo doyle and sarah, thank you so much. we have a lot more coming up on "today" but first this is "today" on nbc.
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let's check back in with al at chump hill downs looking ahead to the derby, al. >> well today the weather fantastic, tomorrow, rain temperatures in the upper 50s. it will be interesting, nbc sports network at 11:00 a.m.. happy birthday, willie. you. >> next, kathie lee and hoda our southern belles. happy birth day.
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the family of a martinez boy injured in the boston bombings will talk to the media in a
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matter of minutes. he was hit by shrapnel seriously injuring his legs. after two surgeries, he was released from the hospital and returned to the bay area this week. we'll have their reaction today at 11:00. this morning firefighters are at a san jose recycling plant checking for hot spots after a major fire there yesterday. the plant processes paper so there was plenty of fuel to feed the flames. the plant is located on east alma and tenth street near the municipal baseball stadium. the cause is still under investigation. another hot day for this friday. lets get a look at the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. hey, thanks, martinez. not quite as hot as yesterday but still kind of a scourger in places like livermore. 92 there, 91 concord. close to temperatures records again today. once that sun starts to drop off at 7:00 giants taking on dodgers tonight at at&t, 66 degrees. right here on nbc bay area. catch that game if you're headed out there, you won't need a jacket for tonight's game.
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you will need a jacket. bringing in showers and dropping temperatures into the 70s. lets check on that drive. good morning, mike. >> good morning. a nice look at the golden gate bridge. a bunch of people hitting the road walking wise. pedestrians there. traffic flows nicely. look toward the maps. we still have a slowdown. earlier crash cleared westbound 58 $0.last of the slowing through livermore and pleasanton. things clearing up nicely. traffic went to castro valley, slow on 238. northbound 101 shows a crash clearing. also through mountain view a couple of issues, a crash and stalled vehicle in the back-up 237 up north and 85, the slowdown we see cupertino into sunnyvale. marla, back to you. >> we will be back with our next local news update at 10:26. we'll see you then.
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special southern edition of "today y'all" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. from charleston, south carolina. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ all right, we're back and
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still here in charleston, south carolina! at the beautiful college of charleston. it's may 3rd, it is great to be in the south. >> we've got to point out that our crowds have been insane here in charleston. you don't realize how out of control the crowds are here. we have a beautiful sea of signs and a great bunch of people. we want to say thank you to everybody for showing up again today. >> we are thrilled, we've had the best, best time in charleston, one of the most charming places in the whole country. it's the friendliest town as we talked about yesterday. >> it certainly is. here's the thing, though, guys, we had to learn how to speak the dialect. >> because we want to fit in. >> we didn't want to stand out and look like two weird new yorkers. so we decided to learn how to say things properly. so when you read out the name
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charleston, it looks like that's how you're supposed to say it but there's no "r." >> and it's really pronounced chalston. >> and hoda has tried to do her hair, bless her heart. >> everybody is so funny. usually when we're getting ready for the show. we say we're getting ready to do the show. but no, we are fixin' to do the show. >> i think i'm, i think i like something better than fixin' to do the show. >> i like fixin' to get a drink. >> fixin' to get a drink. >> are we -- can't you wait five minutes, hoda? >> no, no, i reckon, i reckon i want a drink! >> good to see you, baby. >> we are jessty mccartney today. >> jessie, have a seat. that's very sweet. >> you know his song?
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>> let's play his beautiful song. it's the most gorgeous song i think we're going to crank up a little bit. it's one of our favorites. >> let's get drunk. >> what are these, honey? >> this guy was perhaps world famous not just for his golf career, but for his drink. this is the arnold palmer. >> there's a big reason for this. this is nbc news. >> right. >> we want you to know that sunday is national lemonade day, everybody, okay? that's why we're drinking this. >> what's in this. >> sweet tea, vodka, a popular drink here in the south and lemonade. >> now jesse has been very busy, he works on the show, "army wives." >> we're filming just down the street, actually, that's why i'm in my fatigues, i have to leave here and go wrap up. and i don't know if you guys watch, it airs on lifetime at
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9:00. >> we just had brooke shields on our show about a week ago. and you know what we've learned about around here, hoda? everything needs to be monogrammed if you want to be a great southerner. so jesse, jesse brought hoda something. >> what is it? >> bloomers. >> oh yeah. >> that was, bless your heart. >> and momma got some, too. >> of course you did. >> these are actually, wow. >> those are huge. >> are those for me, too? >> that is just unbelievable. >> that's because i already have bloomers. >> jesse, we want to wish you the best of luck on "army wives." are you going to be singing any time soon? >> i'm going to be releasing new music this summer, i'm going to be hitting the road. >> are you going to grow your hair out for that, because you know the girls -- >> i don't know, i might keep it short, what do you think?
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>> jesse, thanks so much for joining us. jesse mccartney. >> thank you, jess. all right, let's move it on, let's move it on. because you know, "the notebook" was shot here, not just "army wives" but, "the notebook"? >> yes. and yeah. which is one of my all-time favorite movies. >> here's another thing, you guys, we are trying to find the ultimate southern gentleman, okay? the ultimate -- >> oh, my gosh. look at that, there are a couple of great signs back there. looking for a southern gentleman. but we found out to find the ultimate southern jarks you have to be the ultimate southern belle. >> right. there are some things we learned, didn't we, kath? >> we did we are not supposed to chew gum in public. right? and did you all know we learned last week on the show, if you chew gum, it gives you flatulence? >> it's true. >> it's true. you better be careful, because you can do one entire dress size
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bigger just from the air, when you chew gum. so we learned something. >> you southern women are smart. >> one of the other things you guys are famous for in charleston, we've been really wanting to learn is the charleston dance. >> okay. >> so the dance hit its peak between 1926-1927. someone named linda walker happens to be a famous charleston dance instructor. >> yes. >> she comes from a wonderful family of dancers. >> you know the other thing about southern belles? >> what? >> the bigger the hair, the closer to god. >> will you show us a little bit? >> absolutely. let's get started. >> you have to get up, hoda. >> right, right. >> so what do we do? >> first thing you go got to do to get it going. is you have to get your heels going. >> you want to get your little twisters going like this.
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and then you're going to go like this. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> now what? okay. >> let's bring some guys out. come on, guys. >> come on, all right? ready, come on. >> where we going? >> we're going here. >> "the great gatsby" is coming up just in time. ♪ ♪ >> you know i don't know what to do. >> come on with the knees. >> all right! that's enough. >> y'all are great. >> thank you, thank you! ♪ >> nice. >> thank you. >> all right it is time, you guys, we wait every friday for
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this moment. >> kathie lee gets to tell her friday funny. >> because you always like it. who wants to hear it? see. this is from our facebook fan, suzannah ewing in ohio. >> i can't wait. >> okay. so it was like girls' night out. and a woman promised her husband that she would be home by 12:00 midnight. hours past that, the margueriar just flowed. finally she stumbled through the door at 3:00 a.m., just as the cuckoo clock on the wall was chiming three times, but she had a thought, she could make the clock strike nine more times to make it sound like she made it hoax by midnight. the next morning, the husband asked his wife, what time she got in she said midnight. he said -- okay. it seemed fine with it. she thought she had gotten away with it then he said, you know, honey, we need a new cuckoo clock. she said why?
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he said last night our cook cue clock cook cued three times, said oh shoot. and then cuckooed five times and tripped over the coffee table and farted. >> you know when you have the ugliest picture of you of all time. christie, we played sports together when we were kids. >> how can you see that? >> i don't know, maybe it's already -- i'm the weird one with the crazy glasses, the frizzy hair sticking out of the hat, and chrissie brought that -- come here, she still looks cute, which is kind of annoying. >> you look great. >> you know, time has been kind
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to both of you. >> christie looks adorable. >> you look great. >> compared to that. >> you look adorable. i want to say thanks to chrissie for coming today. that was really sweet. >> my kids didn't believe i knew you, so they made me pull out this picture. >> and after they saw the picture, they still didn't believe you. >> can i have that? >> yes, forever, you own it. >> you know what, i'll share my -- yeah, baby. >> you want to take it? >> sure. >> we're going to have some fun, sara is in the crowd, we're looking for the best signs. >> this is hard to do. >> this is the one, we had to just point at one because there's so many great signs here this is phyllis, a local charlestonian, here's cheers, welcome to chucktown, hoda and klc. wine, glass, the velcro. >> that seems to be a theme for the whole audience. i don't know what you all are thinking, but, hoda -- you have
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quite a reputation. >> there's one that says i don't even wake up, i don't get up for class this early. >> which i also respect! >> all right. kids, we've got a big, big show coming up. >> we're going it take a little trip to the south carolina aquarium. and then when we come back, we're going to go fishing for a southern gentleman for hoda-woman. right after this. ♪ alright, let's go.
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our second day here in beautiful charleston, south carolina, that means there's a whole new crop of young, single, sexy southern gentleman, just ripe for the pickings for a
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southern princess like you, hoda. >> i'm supposed to be the one looking for the guys, but someone else doing all the flirting -- >> i don't remember it that way. >> everybody is so nice down here. >> everybody is so nice. and can i also point out one thing? >> what? >> good looking. >> there's a lot of hotness in the south. >> you know what we should do, hoda? >> what? >> we should start a search for the quintessential southern gentleman. the bow tie, the seersucker suit. >> we're on the search for the quintessential southern gentleman, we're looking for something comfortable. >> comfortable? maybe like a beautiful cashmere sweater. >> lovely, but -- >> great sportcoats here. >> no. >> something with pop? >> a beautiful neck tie? >> how about something with a pulse. >> i know just what you're looking for. how about something like this -- >> oh yes. >> or like this?
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>> oh. >> or really, any of these -- >> yeah! >> we'll take one of everything! come on, guys -- >> let's go! >> >> guys, are you ready? >> yes. >> let's get on board the southern charm offensive. >> here they all come. >> oh, wow! >> a parade of beauty. >> oh. ♪ going to carolina ♪ i'm going to carolina in my mind ♪ >> wait a minute, why are we stopping? >> oh! >> i hear this is the southern charm offensive. >> hey, yeah! >> we like dimples. >> oh yeah! >> it's the southern charm offensive. >> yeah. >> i always wanted to be a strap-hanger. >> what did you say your name
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was? >> raoul. >> that's not what you told me the first time. >> tell me what your momma was like. >> she wasn't as pretty as you. >> ooh! >> am i hot or is it my menopause? >> we're stopping again? >> is this the southern charm offensive? >> yeah! >> well, can you see what we've been looking for in southern men. what are you guys looking for in a fine woman? >> every gentleman looks for a fine southern woman. >> isn't that a sin? >> not in you're in charleston. >> it's like how to keep your clothes on standing up. >> even i can do that. >> so the southern charm offensive moves on. >> this way! >> so are you truly the shag champion? >> no, i'm the national shag champion. ♪ ♪ >> if you can imagine r&b meets the jitterbug and it's a sexy,
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nice, smooth flow. >> would you show us? >> i would love to show you. are you ready? one two three, four five six, back, step. i want you to think cha cha cha. are you ready? one two three four five six yes, thank you, go hoda, go hoda. >> i'm lonely. >> one two three, four five six back step, one two three, four five six, back step. >> and that's how you shag in charleston, south carolina! >> we sure did have fun. >> that was fun. >> now ready, set -- peel! look at me, look at me! southern belles? >> all right, girls. >> hey!
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. it's going to be a fun time, we're going to have a peeling shrimp contest. >> that's exactly right. >> two people right over here, sparkle and poppy are going to help us out. >> and here we have mark, a local fisherman, owner of abundant seafood, which is apparently amazing. who knew all of these years we've been eating shrimp that there's a proper way to peel them. >> show us, please. >> well basically what i do is i go and put it in my right hand. tail area i'm going to go and sort of little squirting going on there. roll those two. and get that tail and she's ready to go. >> can we not do the tail? >> can't you just pull the legs off? >> you've got to get the tail off. >> no, no, you've got to -- watch. >> i know how to get the tail. >> you got to kind of roll this, roll the segments off.
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if it's done properly, it should lift right out. >> is it shrimp season now? >> the beginning of shrimp season in the charleston area. >> we've had shrimp cooked every different way, and it's off the chain delicious. >> this is a great time to go and get into the shrimp season. >> we're going to play a little game, all right? we're going to see, we have two contestants, sparkle is going to be with me. come to me, sparkle. >> and patsy is going to go with kathie lee. >> you're not getting any advantage here. no, no, no. >> okay. >> are you good at this? >> i won the shrimp-peeling contest. >> all right, baby. >> 30 seconds, we'll see how many shrimp we can people. me and sparkle versus kathie lee and patsy. >> are you ready? >> hoda -- and -- go!
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>> come on, all the way. everything off. come on, sparkle, do it. come on, guys. oh, my god, i wouldn't eat that. what are we having, pate? whoa, whoa, no legs, no legs! come on, ladies. oh, my gosh! roll first, then pinch. [ buzzer ] >> whoa! hoda! hoda-woman. who won? >> kathie lee! >> of course! >> it is actually a victory for kathie lee.
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the nfl told the dolphins they need to renovate the stadium to win the bid. they need $350 million in funding by tomorrow. florida doesn't think voters will approve a hotel tax increase to pay for it. the nfl will make an official super bowl announcement may 21st. we'll have a look at weather and traffic after the break.
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10:28. welcome back. taking a live look at a hazy sky. lots of sunshine in the city by
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the bay. another hot one if you can get to the beach, that is the place to be. phenomenal conditions persist. 82 in santa cruz versus 92 in livermore. 88 in fremont, 90 in san jose. we have a big cooldown and rain. we'll time it out at 11:00. lets check your drive with mike. >> going toward the water as close as i can justify. bay bridge at the toll plaza back-up in the end. we'll see again in another hour or so heading to the city. look at the maps slowing a little down the east shore freeway. the big deal, look at this, ashby avenue, good slowing over the last 20 minutes heading to and from berkeley cal over there. nothing big going on but a softball game later on. it's starting to clear, a late morning burst. >> thank you. we're hearing more about the 12-year-old boy hurt in the boston marathon bombings. aaron hern's parents just finished talking to the media at city hall.
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the latest coming up at 11:00. jon kelley and i hope to see you then. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ we're down in beautiful charleston, south carolina, and that's anne carolyn and the a cappella sisters, a beautiful vocal spiritual group from the low county of south carolina. >> now we're talking animals from albino sea horses to, the aquarium here is home to 5,000 species. >> brian, who knew he was going to make it we're glad you're here, how are you doing? >> absolutely. welcome to charleston.
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>> we love it. >> you've brought a lot of aquatic and types of animals. starting with a stingray. >> we have some ambassadors, you know how much we like our local shrimp here in charleston, the low country. i'll give one of you the honors. >> we just dipped a little shrimpy thing, if you want to dip that into this tank. these guys are related to sharks, they have no bones in them. they're like the robotic vacuum cleaners. swim around in the shallow waters of charleston. >> have they had their breakfast. >> oh, he thought about it. >> weird. where is the mouth? >> the mouth is on the bottom. they can get all sorts of things from the bottom of the tank. >> that's crazy. >> they can bury themselves in the sand. >> he's going for it. >> he got one. he got one. >> he didn't make much of an effort. did he? >> they have this tail here, they can whip it and -- >> whip it good.
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and -- uh-oh. >> they're making little babies. >> cut away from the making music. >> let's bring our next one, shall we? the horseshoe crab. >> good for him. >> what's next. >> this horseshoe crab. >> they don't look real, do they? >> these guys are awesome. these guys predate the dinosaurs. >> he looks good for his age. >> if you guys would like, you can touch him here. the cool thing about these guys is they have lots of different eyes. they've got about ten different spots where their eyes are. their mouth is right in the center, right where it's a little bristly. the cool thing about these guys, love is in the air and the water here in charleston. these guys are coming up on the sand, the females are dragging the males on to their nests. >> isn't that the way it goes? >> and these guys help humans out as well. they have blue blood, their blood looks like this, and pharmaceutical companies and biomedical folks can use this to detect impurities in drugs
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and -- >> there's a purpose for these guys. >> yes. >> let's bring on the gator. >> this is a great success story for south carolina. this is the american alligator. i know you guys -- it's a little baby? >> it's three years old. these guys have about 80 to 100 teeth. can you see them sticking out. real sharp. but over their lifetime, they'll go through 3,000 teeth. this guy will get about 12, 13 feet, hundreds of pounds for these guys. we don't mess with them. we stay away from them, we respect them. >> how about the turret snl. >> this is the diamondback turtle. >> and just like the bling on your finger, it was named for the diamond shaped faceted, just like on a gem or ring. >> its skin is beautiful as well. >> great success story. >> these guys have made a great, great comeback. >> good for you. >> skirting along there. and they live in unique place, we have sea turtles that live
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out in the ocean. we have our fresh water turtles, this guy lives in the middle. >> let's bring on the owl. >> this is pippen, one of our barn owls. >> he's got a heart-shaped face, these guys are great hunters. >> look how beautiful they are. very, very stealthy at night, very quiet. >> we've got the citadel regimental band and pipes, did you know they're here? >> i did not. >> they'll play us out. >> and sara haines has visited with them. >> we'll salute the military here. ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ >> that was great! that was the citadel, regimental band and pipes. >> thank you, everybody, that was so good. >> it's only appropriate they're here, because sara is fixin' to introduce us to the military here. >> the big part of charleston is its ties to the military. i got a chance to see that up close and personal.
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>> a city steeped in military history. from the beginning of the civil war at fort sumpter to the legacy of the medal of honor museum on the "uss yorktown" and the living tradition carries on with the help of joint base charleston, a joint air force and naval base employing over 25,000 service men, women and civilians. >> it offer as lot to the economy. and the local area, it offers a lot to us. because it becomes our home. we raise our families here. >> i had a chance to visit the base, check out one of the air force's biggest planes, the c-17. >> whoa. >> this is massive. you could go bowling in here. i started with the maintenance squadron, who taught me how to set the brakes. sorry, wrong button. hello! and check the hydraulic fluid.
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♪ ♪ i felt confident we had our girl in good shape. this one's good. that's a good brake. i was passed along to the pilot. >> you know what all of this is? >> we do. >> if i asked you like what is -- that -- >> that's on board oxygen generating system. >> what about that? >> our automation. >> we can't talk about that one. >> really? it wasn't even red. >> i tested out the on-board beds that pilots use for extra-long flights. >> can we, can we talk about our feelings? i'm a little sad that you're not letting me fly the airplane. can we hold hands, leonard? next, i met with the load master who oversees the loading of cargo. >> okay, pilot money, lenny!
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hello? >> an took a turn being cargo, myself. >> this is awesome. >> then, it was time to pack up some goods for a flight with the aerial fourth squadron. >> what are you doing? i'm doing a lot of heavy lifting right now. i was even trained to protect the plane, by top-notch security team, the ravens. >> okay oh, wait, wait, i wasn't ready, he came really fast. okay. >> it was a long day of work. but we were able to have some fun along the way. >> i'm a little teapot short and stout ♪ ♪ here is my handle ♪ here is my spout ♪ when i get all steamed up ♪ hear me shout ♪ tip me over and pour me out >> that's good, you didn't do
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that one? that was perfect. >> you have a way with guys. >> in a uniform? hello? >> our trip to charleston would not be complete without a lot of great food. >> i ate something from a place called hank's seafood, fried mashed potatoes. ♪ ♪
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one of the greatest delights about coming to charleston, south carolina is the food, and the seafood is out of this world. >> there's a great place called hank's seafood restaurant. the executive chef is with us. frank mcmahon. can i tell you quickly i ate the
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best fried mashed potatoes from your restaurant that were buttery and delicious and mouth-watering. >> i'll give you the recipe for that. >> wow. >> what are you whipping up today? >> this is a classic seafood stew from marseille in france. we're going to do a little low country rendering. we've got the broth down, sweat vegetables, onions, carrots, celery, fennel and saffron is very important. i'm going to add the local seafood. and clams and wreck fish from the charleston bump. it's about 150 miles off the coast here and it's a delicious fish. similar to grouper. and we're going do dump it all right in there. >> and the mussels. >> and vegetable, tomato, leeks. >> excuse me while i season it. >> hoda's cooking.
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>> and there we go. >> you stir that up. >> i'm going home, you got this. >> and you cook it for how long? >> just simmer it, you don't want to overcook the seafood, just until the mussels and the clams open up. >> look at these beauties? >> it's unbelievable. >> that's what it's all about, it's about low-country seafood in its pure form. >> and it's the sauces you add that run believable. >> here we've got actually with the wreckfish again a low country seviche. we've got sweet potatoes, and pickled o ed okra, black cherry tomatoes. >> and that's a yellowfin tuna. the tuna is the star there. and the two little tower chips that complement that well. >> and what's the desserts? >> creme brulee, and everyone's grandma's favorite, pecan pie.
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and the coup d' gras, the seafood castle. >> and is that a mint julep? >> i knew you would spot that this is the holiday and it's -- >> named off mr. holiday, who is having back surgery. we wish him well. >> we'll hear some beautiful singing coming up, but first, this is "today" on nbc. thank you, charles!
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the festival with the place that built charleston, with great beautiful music. >> and we're going to get a sneak peek at one of the great performances right now we have the sing singer, song-writer married couple. amanda ramirez and abner ramirez and known as john slim. >> what kind of music do you two love birds sing together? >> an amalgam of folk and blues and he's cuban and i grew up with everything, gospel and soul. >> how much did influence did your mom have on you, your mom is donna summer? >> we had a ton of music in the house, we were always singing. i went to college they were like, aren't you going to sing? so -- >> you're singing a song call e
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"home"? >> yes. >> here's jenny slim. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ ha was incredible! >> before we say good-bye, we want to thank the wonderful charleston visitors bureau. they took care of us, treated us like -- >> unbelievable southern hospitality. thank you, everybody for coming out. >> and have an awesome weekend, everybody, god bless you, charleston!
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good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. fresh off getting the heroes welcome at last night's warriors game, the local boy injured in the boston marathon bombings now taking a little break from the media allowing his parents to tell about his recovery. nbc bay area kristi smith joining us live in martinez where aaron hern's mom and dad just wrapped up a news conference. kristi, it's been nothing tort-of- short of a nonstop adventure for this young man. how is he doing? >> under the circumstances he's doing well, home and recovering. we heard from his parents and we know this is going t